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Steven Schwaitzberg: A universal translator for surgeons

by TED.com

Published 2012


Laparoscopic surgery uses minimally invasive incisions -- which means less pain and shorter recovery times for patients. But Steven Schwaitzberg has run into two problems teaching these techniques to surgeons around the world -- language and distance. He shares how a new technology, which combines video conferencing and a real-time universal translator, could help. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)


Run time 00:11:42
Producer TED.com
Language English

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